Tyson Foods, Inc., was recently named "Processor of the Year" by National Provisioner magazine.
National Provisioner's editor-in-chief, Andy Hanacek, noted the company's continued efforts to reduce costs while focusing on customer service as reasons for the "Processor of the Year" honor.
The magazine features Tyson in its cover story "Team-Driven Turnaround." A sidebar story on the company's Fresh Meats Case-Ready plant in Sherman, Texas and a remembrance of Don Tyson are included.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Ark., is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork. The company employs approximately 115,000 nationwide.